Professor Ghanashyam Dash Scholarship for Higher Education
Prof Ghanashyam Dash (1902 - 1959), father of Late Mrs Ila Panda, was a scholar and historian of international repute. After graduating from London University he was associated with several educational institutions in Odisha including Ravenshaw College as a Professor and Gangadhar Meher College & Fakir Mohan College as Principal.
The scholarship has been instituted by IMFA in memory of Prof Dash to facilitate higher education in Engineering & Medical courses. Four (4) scholarships are awarded every year - two (2) each for the children of permanent employees of the Company and meritorious students from economically weak families who are permanently domiciled in Odisha. The scholarship covers 90% of academic fees and related expenses for the entire duration of the course with an annual limit of Rs 75,000 per student.